July 11, 1919 - December 27, 2011
Wednesday, January 4, 2011 from 4-6 p.m.
Thurman R. “Buck” Buckholtz, Jr. age 92, passed away on December 27, 2011 at Tuscany Hospice House in The Villages, Florida following a brief illness. Buck was well known and liked by many in Westerville, Ohio where he lived the majority of his life. Buck served as an Army Staff Sergeant in WWII in Africa and Italy. He was independently employed, selling automotive supplies to service stations in the Columbus area for nearly 50 years. He was a long standing member of the Central Ohio Gasoline Dealers Association. Buck was an avid golfer at Sunbury Golf Club and Little Turtle. He is preceded in death by his wife, Jean (Price) Buckholtz and his mother, Alice Turney. He leaves behind his son, Larry (Leslie Eaglen) Buckholtz, daughter, Leslie (Buckholtz) Witherell, grandchildren Brody (Manisha Nanda) Buckholtz , Brittany (Trent) Craig, Natalie (Jacob) Price, Jay (Sarah) Witherell and great-grandchildren, Samantha, Harrison, Owen, and Keira. Buck will be greatly missed by those who knew him and enjoyed his company. Visitation will be held at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville, Ohio on Wednesday, January 4th from 4:00-6:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Hospice Facility of their choosing.